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So, you want to be a kernel hacker. Before you go down that path, or get involved with any other free or open source development project, you should know that it's often a wild, raucous place where -- no matter what level of coding skill you possess -- your tolerance for criticism or rejection might constantly be tested. Even Linus Torvalds isn't immune to criticism.
Founder of Ubuntu Linux Mark Shuttleworth took time out of his busy schedule to talk with us about email, productivity, travel, web applications, Ubuntu, free software and much more. We asked Shuttleworth what you wanted to know and he gave us the full scoop. Hit the jump for the full interview transcript.
Here are two more great open source Linux games that you may not have tried yet: VDrift and Secret Maryo Chronicles.
VDrift is a driving simulator made with a focus on drift racing. It includes 19 tracks and 28 cars.
Secret Maryo is a platform game which recently reached version 1.0.
Full Circle - the Ubuntu Community Magazine has released issue #4, with great how-tos, interviews and articles.
Ubuntu Mobile is one of the most promising flavour for Canonical distro. It will run on different devices such tablet pc, Intel MID, UMPC and, probably, lost more.
Stellarium is a real-time 3D photo-realistic nightsky renderer. It can generate images of the sky as seen through the Earth's atmosphere with more than one hundred thousand stars from the Hipparcos Catalogue, constellations, planets, major satellites and nebulas.
I am delighted to have the pleasure of announcing the Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04), the next version of Ubuntu that will succeed Gutsy Gibbon (Ubuntu 7.10, due for release in October 2007).
Announcing the Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04), the next version of Ubuntu that will succeed Gutsy Gibbon (Ubuntu 7.10, due for release in October 2007). Not only will the Ubuntu community continue to do what it does best, produce an easy-to-use, reliable, free software platform, but this release will proudly wear the badge of Long Term Support (LTS) and be supported with security updates for five years on the server and three years on the desktop. We look forward to releasing the Hardy Heron in April 2008.
Ubuntu Xorg maintainer Bryce Harrington recently demonstrated the BulletProof-X feature that is planned for inclusion in Ubuntu 7.10. BulletProof-X provides a failsafe mode which will ensure that users never have to manually configure their graphics hardware settings from the command line.
Ubuntu Linux developers have been showing off the fifth update to the upcoming "Gutsy Gibbon" version.
Nero Linux 3 is the ultimate burning application for Linux. Built on the award winning Nero Burning ROM 7 platform, Nero Linux 3 is not only the most powerful and versatile burning application available for Linux, but now the only application to offer Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD data burning support.
Ubuntu is on a roll to create the best Linux distribution targeted at the lay person ever. And a number of user friendly features are expected to be included in the yet to be released Gutsy Gibbon (stable version) which is expected some time in October this year.
Google has announced that they are working on a new project, which is a new Linux distribution based on the famous Ubuntu.
An excellent feature of Beryl was the tray icon that allowed users to easily switch window managers and decorators. A similar icon for Compiz Fusion is now available but is not included in most repositories.
The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #54 for the week August 19th - August 25th, 2007 is now available. In this issue we cover Canonical’s new store opening, the announcement of UDS-Boston, Gutsy Gibbon’s latest alpha release, Launchpad’s new features, and much much more.
I recently re-installed my machine using the latest Ubuntu 7.10 alpha “Tribe 5″. There are some things that I thought the public would like to hear about, and also a few bugs I found and submitted. If you are able to duplicate the bugs please follow the links and offer any additional information you can.
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